Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Big data, 3-D printing and robots: Marine Corps Commandant touts ONR S&T

ARLINGTON, Va.–Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) Gen. Robert B. Neller recently visited the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to get a close-up look at some of the latest technologies being developed ..

3-D printing aids in understanding food enjoyment

Tasting food relies on food volatiles moving from the back of the mouth to the nasal cavity, but researchers have wondered why airflow doesn't carry them in the other direction, into the lungs. N..

University of Illinois researchers create 1-step graphene patterning method

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a one-step, facile method to pattern graphene by using stencil mask and oxygen plasma reactive-ion etching, and subsequen..

‘Electrospray’ could revolutionize manufacturing; grant recipient to explore 3-D printing

IMAGE: Paul Chiarot, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Binghamton University, recently received a five-year, $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's most prestigio..

Cardiologists use 3-D printing to personalize treatment for heart disease

Credit: The University of Melbourne University of Melbourne doctors and engineers are using supercomputers to create 3D models from patients with heart disease, with photos from a camera thinner than..

3-D printing creates knee model for evaluating patellar disorders and surgical approaches

New Rochelle, NY, April 7, 2016–A new, low-cost approach to building a knee model for studying knee pain and impaired mobility caused by abnormal movement of the patella uses a 3D printer to create a ..

3D-print synthetic spider webs

Spider silk has long been noted for its graceful structure, as well as its advanced material properties: Ounce for ounce, it is stronger than steel. MIT research has explained some of the...

4-D printing

4D printing is unfolding as technology that takes 3D printing to an entirely new level.The fourth dimension is time, shape shifting in fact, and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials...

Revolutionary 3-D printing technology

A 3-D printing technology developed by Silicon Valley startup, Carbon3D Inc., enables objects to rise from a liquid media continuously rather than being built layer by layer as they have been...

3-D printed parts provide low-cost, custom alternatives for lab equipment

The 3-D printing scene, a growing favorite of do-it-yourselfers, has spread to the study of plasma physics. With a series of experiments, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton...

3-D printing offers innovative method to deliver medication

3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to individual patient needs, with clinicians having the ability to construct devices to a specific size and shape. That's...

3-D printing with custom molecules

Imagine printing out molecules that can respond to their surroundings. A research project at the University of Washington merges custom chemistry and 3-D printing. Scientists created a bone-shaped plastic tab that...

Artificial Blood Vessels

By combining micro-imprinting and electro-spinning techniques, researchers at Shanghai University’s Rapid Manufacturing Engineering Center have developed a vascular graft composed of three layers for the first time. This tri-layered composite has...

3D printing makes heart surgery safer for children

Three-dimensional printing technology can make surgery safer for children with congenital heart disease and reduce the duration as well as the number of invasive procedures required. Richard Kim, MD, a cardiac...